DELAYS remain after a car on fire closed off part of the A55.

A spokesman for Traffic Wales confirmed that both directions of the A55 at Rhuallt Hill had to be closed off for about an hour.

All lanes have re-opened but delays remain in the area.

Traffic log INRIX states: “Slow traffic due to earlier vehicle fire on A55 North Wales Expressway both ways from J30 (Travellers Inn) to J28 (Rhuallt / Waen).

"All lanes reopened around 17:40 however residual delays remain."

North Wales Fire & Rescue Service say they were called shortly after 4.10pm with two appliances.

The occupants of the vehicle were successfully evacuated.